– Cleveland Misfit is a retro-styled cafe racer that was unveiled at Auto Expo 2018.
– The bike derives its power from a 223cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine.
Cleveland Misfit cafe racer uses a 16bhp, 223cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine.
Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW) has confirmed that it will launch its sub-250cc retro-styled motorcycles – Cleveland Ace and Cleveland Misfit – in India in October, 2018. While the former is a retro-class commuter with a scrambler variant, the latter one is a cafe racer. Both the bikes made their India debut at this year’s Auto Expo in February.
The Ohio-based bike manufacturer designs and develops the small displacement retro style cafe racers and bobbers. Though, the production of the Cleveland motorcycles takes place in China. Founded in 2009, Cleveland CycleWerks sources most of its bikes’ components (including platforms and Honda derived engine) from CPI Motor Company. The brand also deals in motorcycle customisation. CCW sells bikes with displacement capacity ranging from 250-450cc in 23 nations across the globe. Read – Top 10 Upcoming Bikes in India
– Full perimeter frame
– Low seat height
– Twin pod instrument
– Chiselled fuel tank
The all-new Misfit cafe race made its first public appearance in India at the Auto Expo in February, 2018. Now, the bikemaker has confirmed that it will roll out the Misfit and the Ace range of motorcycles in October, 2018. Read – Upcoming Bikes Under Rs 1 Lakh
|Minimum||Rs 1.50 lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 2 lakh|
Laish-Madison Motor Werks (LMMW)’s Telangana based facility near Hyderabad will serve as production hub for the Cleveland Mistfit and Ace motorcycles. This will surely help the company achieve competitive pricing. In the Indian market, the Cleveland Misfit will face challenge from bikes like UM Renegade Sport S and retro-style Royal Enfield bikes. Price of the bike is estimated to fall between Rs 1.50 lakh – Rs 2 lakh (ex-showroom). Check Out – Upcoming Bikes At 2018 Auto Expo
Unlike the Ace range of motorcycles that use a square section single-downtube frame, the new Cleveland Misfit sits on a tubular double cradle chassis. The sub-250cc Misfit motorcycle is claimed to deliver “stable and confident ride”. While the new-generation model of the bike retains the low seat height, its cockpit area has been increased for better riding comfort. It also gets twin pod instrument that houses speedometer with stepper motor driven needle, a digital odometer and tachometer. The bike’s new model features more hiseled fuel tank with crisp styled lines. Read – Upcoming 200cc-300cc Motorcycles in India
|Engine||223cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled|
|Max Power||16bhp @ 7,500rpm|
|Max Torque||18Nm @ 5,500rpm|
For power, the new Cleveland bike makes use of a 223cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with counter balancer and an OHC (overhead camshaft) valvetrain configuration. This motor pushes out a top power of 16bhp (16.3PS) at 7,500rpm, while producing maximum torque output of 18Nm at 5,500rpm. Transmission on offer is a 5-speed unit. The company equips the Misfit with 320mm front disc brake with radialy mounted four-piston caliper and 220mm disc brake. However, the bike misses out on the ABS (anti-lock braking system). At the front axle, the bike features large piston-style gold-finish forks with adjustable lock-to-lock stops. Read – Top 4 Upcoming Sports Bikes Under Rs 2 Lakh
Cleveland’s new sub-250cc motorcycle is estimated to deliver a mileage around 34kmpl.
As mentioned above, Cleveland’s new motorcycle will be stacked up against the UM Renegade Sport S in India. Though, it will also challenge the 200cc bikes including the KTM 200 Duke and the Yamaha R15 V3.
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